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>people fucking love metroidvanias >indie devs rarely make

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>people fucking love metroidvanias
>indie devs rarely make metroidvanias

Why not? They're a goldmine. they're like puzzle platformers but fun.
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>>285063535
They require good level design and some fun combat. It's much easier to make artsy indie platformer 52.
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more like memetroidvania amirite
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>>285063718
>/v/'s reaction to Guacamelee
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>>285063718
stop posting
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>rarely
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>>285063846
more like guacamaymay
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>>285063535
>indie devs

You just answered your own questions. 99% of "indie devs" are fucking retards who don't know how to make games.
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>>285063982
Give me a list. I have Aquaria, Cave Story (ish), Dust, Shovel Knight, Valdis Story and Guacamelee.
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>>285064254
>SK
>metroidvania
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There's this coming up
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDySQknA928
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>>285064557
Exactly. I'm really reaching here.
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>>285064254

La-Mulana, thought hat focuses much more on puzzles and riddles than the others
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>>285064803
>voice acting by pewdiepie
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>>285063535
Indie devs make metroidvanias all the time. Shantae. Kurovadis. Cave story. Eroico. Bunny must die.
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>shadow complex never got a PC port

what a fucking waste
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>>285064803

there's several KS metroidvanias coming up

Heart Forth, Ghost Song, Shantae, Timespnner, etc.
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that new greek game would be so cool if it was more metroidvania
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>>285065147
I can't wait for the future
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>kickstarters

FUCK THAT SHIT
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>>285064926
>La-Mulana
game of the decade
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>>285063535
>People use the term metroidvania

Why not call it a Metroid like? Castlevania copies Metroid and then mouthbreathers find the need to fuse the word. It sounds so fucking tacky and makes me want nothing to do with the game. Hell, action adventure sounds better than "Metroidvania."
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>>285065328

it sounds cooler
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>>285065418
It sounds retarded. Which it is.
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>>285065328
2D Adventure Platformer is a much better term than Metroidvania. Metroidvania can fuck right off.
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>Waiting on Kickstarter games

Hahahahahahahahahaha.
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>>285065328
why not just call them action-adventure-exploration or something so we don't have to deal with fanboys claiming the entire franchise
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>>285065328
Because it rolls off the tongue better.
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>>285065574
>the entire genre*
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>>285065328
To be fair, there are actually more Castlevania games that use the style of gameplay than Metroid games that have perfected it

Only Super Metroid when it comes to the 2D games did the best job. Metroid 1 was a clusterfuck and the rest were designed more intentionally linear

But actually I've never seen the other Castlevanias like that. Prefer the old platformer style myself than the whole, "Browse Dracula's castle, see what you like"
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Valdis Story was so sick. What are some other metroidvanias with excellent combat?
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>>285065551
And then they come out and are good and they're just games. Selection bias as fuck ;)
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>>285063535
Because Metroidvania actually requires some work
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>>285066006
>and then they come out
Hahahahahahahaha.
>and are good
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA
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>>285065328
because then you get retards that are like B-BUT IT ISN'T EXACTLY LIKE METROID SO CALL IT METROID-LITE

fuck that
metroidvania it is
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>>285065695
Time hasn't done Metroid 1 any favors, but Zero Mission proves that it was a pretty slick game once you do some minor polish work.

Speaking of which, you forgot Zero Mission.
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>>285063535
>>indie devs rarely make metroidvanias
where the fuck are you getting this
literally every indie dev on the planet is making one right now to milk the boom
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>>285065328
Because people dont have to cater to your opinions.
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>>285065076
this

Indie devs sure do seem shitty when you ignore lots of indie games.
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There were a ton of (presumably failed) Kickstarter Metroidvania projects, but then I guess they realized where the journalist praise is at the moment so they abandoned ship for mvh trve art games.
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>>285063535
Looking forward to Axiom Verge.
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>>285063535
>indie devs rarely make metroidvanias
how can you even post here when you apparently don't have an internet connection?
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>>285066882
>making
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>>285063535
>I don't like metroidvanias
>every fucking game is a metroidvania
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>>285063535
Because it would require effort and good level design.
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>>285065695
The Castlevania games that used the metroidvania mechanic were as mass produced and boring as yearly CoD games. None of them as good as a proper CV or Metroid game.

>>285065720
Valdis Story was alright but it was too rough around the edges for me. I think I quit at the last zone because it stopped being fun.
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>>285063535
>>indie devs rarely make metroidvanias
Are you fucking kidding me

There's literally no month where some new shitty "retro" pixelated indie metroidvania-like WITH A TWIST (which tend to boil down to revolutionary ideas like "this one is difficult!" or "this one lets you collect costumes") is not released. In nine out of ten cases, they suck massive dick, for a good reason too.

At the same time not a single one of those actually tries to emulate Castlevania experience even though the series is dead and buried. Fucking why. The closest there is are touhouvanias, and they're following the classicvania design principle anyway.

I'm either baited and triggered or you're unbelievably oblivious, I don't remember the last time I saged anything but holy fuck
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>>285069571
Those Touhouvanias weren't good.
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Valdis was great, wish they'd make a new one or add more characters. Reina was way more fun than edgy mc kun though.
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>>285068112
Wow all I had to do was start hating Metroidvanias and all the games became Metroidvanias thanks for sharing the secret anon.
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>>285069571
Name the one from this month if you're so great.
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I tried that underwater one ( Valdis something ) and the controls felt clunky, my characters hitboxes was really wierd compared to the sprite of my character and the story was so abysmal I just gave up 2 hours in

I don't think indie devs have the technical knowledge to code good gameplay first, it always feel like they're trying to make you gobble their shit art/story and slapping retro gameplay from those games of old on top of it
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet.
Short and easy, but quite fun iirc.
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>>285063846
>mfw Guacamelee is actually a solid game
I can excuse the memes for that
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>>285072559

castle in the darkness

phew, that was easy

actualy that's a good game
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>>285073651
that seemed pretty linear to me
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